The University of Louisville board has voted to extend president Dr. James Ramsey‘s contract until 2020, giving him a standing ovation after the vote. The Courier-Journal’s Chris Otts joined us to talk about the story, saying the board wanted to send a strong message that they want Dr. Ramsey to stay on with the University… Continue reading UofL Board Sent Strong Message with Ramsey’s Contract Extension: State of the News
The office of Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway has named a special prosecutor to investigate Sullivan University for potential violations of Kentucky campaign finance laws after school executives encouraged employees to support his opponent in the general election. Earlier this month, a former admissions officer at Spencerian College in Louisville, which is run by Sullivan… Continue reading Special Prosecutor Investigating Sullivan University Over Campaign Contributions
Republican candidate for attorney general Todd P’Pool won’t return contributions from a for-profit university being investigated by the Kentucky attorney general’s office and lashed out at Democratic incumbent Jack Conway for calling on him to do so. Last week, a former admissions officer at Spencerian College in Louisville, which is run by Sullivan University, accused… Continue reading P’Pool Addresses Questionable Contributions
Responding to an attack ad released by the Republican Party of Kentucky on Friday, the campaign to re-elect Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway is scolding Republican challenger Todd P’Pool for taking money from universities that are under investigation. The GOP released the YouTube video to mark 100 days of criticizing Conway for helping his brother,… Continue reading Conway Campaign Slaps Back Against P’Pool, RPK Ad
A former admissions officer at the for-profit Spencerian College in Louisville told the Lexington Herald-Leader Thursday that executives being investigated by Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway have urged employees to support his opponent in the fall election. Campaign finance records show the chancellor of Sullivan University, which owns Spencerian, and his executives contributed $12,000 to… Continue reading School Facing AG Probe Urges Support for Conway’s Opponent
The Kentucky House Thursday said yes to legislation requiring greater oversight of for-profit colleges in the state. But it wasn’t a resounding yes.
The bill, sponsored by Louisville Representative Reginald Meeks, cleared the chamber 57-38.
Louisville Technical Institute has a new name and will expand its facilities and degree programs. The school, part of the Sullivan University system, is now called the Sullivan College of Technology and Design. University President Glenn Sullivan says the re-branding is part of an effort to reach more prospective students outside the Louisville area. “The… Continue reading Louisville Tech Gets New Name, Degree Programs